Cambridge police advises residents to install ‘rising bollards’ in order to prevent strangers from parking on their driveways

product-bollardposts Cambridge police advises residents to install 'rising bollards' in order to prevent strangers from parking on their drivewaysParking problems caused by parents dropping off their children to school have become so serious in a Cambridge street that the local police has advised residents to install ‘rising bollards’ to keep strangers’ cars off their driveways, a news report can reveal.

Residents of Bosworth Road, Cherry Hinton, are affected by traffic problems caused by parents at the nearby Queen Emma Primary School, the paper suggests, the problem is so bad they are in constant fear of having their driveways blocked.

Cllr Rob Dryden, who represents Cherry Hinton and is mayor of Cambridge, said: "It is just inconsiderate that these drivers should park up on other people’s drives and you could use these bollards to stop them but what we have found is they still park in front of people’s drives anyway.

"It is parents dropping their children at the school who are using Bosworth Road as a shortcut rather than driving all the way around. It is not right that people should have to put their hands in their own pockets to pay for bollards. Drivers doing this should be more considerate."

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